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Three US FIs in tech revamps

ISDA says Dodd-Frank reforms should be tweaked

Credit Union of Southern California, Brazosport Teachers Federal Credit Union and Rosedale Federal Savings & Loan Association are undergoing tech modernisation.

R3 turns its back on blockchain?

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Is the R3 consortium going to wave goodbye to $53 million in research and abandon blockchain? In a presentation on its Corda platform, R3 says it doesn’t need “block chain”. (No space is usually used, but I don’t want to be too much of a grammar Nazi.) Credit for this spot must go to Twitter […]

UK and Canada buddy up for fintech businesses

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The UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and Canada’s Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) have signed a new co-operation agreement to help fintech firms. The deal will enable fintech businesses in both countries to seek support from the financial regulators in each other’s market. It will also help reduce regulatory uncertainty and time to market for firms. Christopher […]

Clean sweep for NCR Interactive Teller tech in US


Alaska-based Matanuska Valley Federal Credit Union (MVFCU) has begun deploying NCR Corporation’s Interactive Tellers at its branch locations – meaning its machines are being used in every US state. The ATM lets users interact with their financial institution’s remotely located video teller via video and audio. NCR says this tech is of “particular value to […]

Bank of America zooms in on Zelle for mobile banking


Bank of America has chosen the person-to-person (P2P) Zelle service within its mobile banking app as part of its digital drive. Zelle will let clients send, receive and request money, allowing them to use the existing contacts on their mobile device to transfer money to (or request money from) “almost anyone within minutes, regardless of […]

Mogo’s new prepaid product taps into growing Canadian market

Backbase comes to Canada in style

Mogo, a Canada-based fintech firm, has launched what it describes as the country’s first prepaid digital spending account managed through a mobile app, reports Banking Technology‘s sister publication Paybefore. The debut of the Mogo Spending Account and the Mogo Platinum Prepaid Visa comes amid robust growth in prepaid transactions in Canada. The full-service GPR card […]

Accenture in German digital and US innovation drives


Accenture will acquire German digital agency SinnerSchrader to boost its Accenture Interactive services in the country. Also, the company plans to launch ten new innovation hubs in the US in the next three years. Accenture has agreed to purchase a 62% majority of SinnerSchrader shares from co-founder and CEO Matthias Schrader, CFO Thomas Dyckhoff, and […]

Boston Firefighters CU in tech overhaul with COCC

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Boston Firefighters Credit Union has outsourced its core processing to Connecticut Online Computer Centre (COCC).

Chase to launch new self-service mortgage platform with Roostify

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Chase is planning to launch a new self-service mortgage platform for its 43 million digital users, and will allow customers to digitally track their application – from start to finish.

Joy for Bankjoy as three credit unions sign contracts

Joy for Bankjoy

Fintech start-up Bankjoy has signed three credit unions for its digital banking software: CommunityWide Federal Credit Union in Indiana; Advantage Plus Federal Credit Union in Idaho, and One Detroit Credit Union in Illinois.